INDUSTRY SEES NO HARM FROM DIOXIN REPORT

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Food industry representatives say they do not expect the market for meat, fish and dairy products to suffer from a government report linking dioxins to cancer in human beings.The Environmental Protection Agency, which released the document Sept. 13, is not recommending that consumers change their diets. Instead, the agency is focusing on trying to stem dioxin at the source, such

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Food industry representatives say they do not expect the market for meat, fish and dairy products to suffer from a government report linking dioxins to cancer in human beings.

The Environmental Protection Agency, which released the document Sept. 13, is not recommending that consumers change their diets. Instead, the agency is focusing on trying to stem dioxin at the source, such as by controlling factory emissions.

Rob Byrne, assistant director for product

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